Sunday, November 29, 2009
Gushtli Somsa (Samusa with meat)
Somsa is very famous not only in Central Asia, but also in many other countries. It is Delicious, and very nourishing meal. We so many ways of preparing Somsa:) Soon I will be posting all of them. For today I want to give you recipe of Somsa with meat(it can be lamb or beef), and the dough will be prepared with milk and butter.
This kind of somsa is easier to make and it's dough soft and tender.
You will feel yourself as you are in the heaven eating this meal, biting every piece you will wish that it will never end:) I must mention that we have different style of pinching eddges:) Soon you will see all of them.
Now you will need for this Somsa:
120 gr butter for greasing
300gr meat chopped
2 onions chopped
Cumin seeds, pepper, ground coriander
100gr of fat of lamb's tail(or you can add 3 tbs of olive oil)
First make the dough. Warm up the milk, add 70gr butter and 1 tbs of salt, stir well. Add in flour, mix until you shape the dough. Let stand for 15 min.
Until your dough is resting, make the filling. Mix chopped meat and onion, put all the spices and salt, stir well, if u r adding olive oil instead of lamb's fat, then put the oil into meat and stir well.If you're using lamb'f fat then cut it in small cubes and put separately.
Take your dough,roll up until 4 mm layer and grease with the rest of butter (you must melt the butter first). Now roll up the dough tightly around itself, forming a long stick. Put in the fridge for 30 min.
Take your dough, cut in same 2 inch pieces, put on their flat side, sprinkling over some flour and roll up each piece into small flat rounds. Put the filling (about 1 tbsp)and some 2-3 cubes of lamb's fat and pinch the edges forming half moon. Pinch all of your Somsa in this way, put on your baking sheet, separately beat one egg and brush it over Somsas , sprinkle some sesame seeds and bake it in the oven, until golden color.
You will see how beautiful will be your Somsa, not talking about it's taste:)
I am waiting for your respond and comments:) Just let me know if you have some kind of problems:)